Malaria reaches epidemic levels in Bolivar State, Venezuela

With a total of 876 cases of malaria reported this year, health authorities have declared an epidemic of malaria in Bolivar State.

Travellers to this region can reduce their risk of exposure to malaria by taking all necessary precautions to avoid mosquito bites. Anti-malaria medication is recommended.

Visit our Health Library for more information on exposure to and the prevention of Malaria.

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